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Edinburgh’s most wanted: Who rubbed the paint off Greyfriars Bobby’s nose?

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WHO is buffing the nose of Edinburgh statue Greyfriars Bobby, the dog who stood for 14 years by his owner’s grave? Some say he waited out of cupboard love, stood there as passers-by and a local curator fed him.  Others says the dog kept his spot for nine years and was replaced after death by a look-alike to keep the story alive and the tourists coming.
Last Tuesday the Skye Terrier’s nose was retuned to its original black. Two days later, it was again shiny.

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Posted: 6th, October 2013 | In: Strange But True | Comment